8 Day Venice, Florence & Rome by Rail

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2017 Dates & Prices
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$1719* $479
Jul 10  (Sold Out) $1589* $479
$1499* $479
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$1799* $739
Jul 10  (Sold Out) $1569* $669
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2017 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land Land Only
Jul 03  $2529* $949
Jul 10  (Sold Out) $1689* $879
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2017 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land Land Only
$2499* $1479
Jul 10  (Sold Out) $2399* $1479
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$1919* $1209
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$2319* $1739
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$2199* $1579
$2199* $1579

*Not Included:
Italian City Taxes (payable locally), transfers, optional tours and gratuities.

Additional Information:
Upgrade to First Class rail is available for Plan C and Plan D.

Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.

Is This Trip Right for You?

This independent program allows the flexibility to explore on your own. Affordable optional sightseeing excursions are available to enhance your holiday. This program offers a selection of hotels to accommodate a variety of tastes and budgets. The train between cities can vary from 2-3 hours in length. Please note that this tour is not escorted and therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with hotel check-in formalities and luggage handling. The program's unconstrained nature excludes group advantages associated with escorted tours.

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Optional Tours

One of the highlights of any Italian holiday! Enjoy a relaxing gondola ride with music along the famous Grand Canal, and experience a piece of Venetian history. Glide along the centuries old canals, past lavish palaces and under famous arched bridges (the Gondola holds a maximum of six passengers. Please note that this is not a private gondola ride. Gondolas may depart in groups, with one singer offered per group).

Departs at 6:30 pm (Apr - Oct), 3:30 pm (Nov -Mar). Pick-up 15 minutes prior to departure time from Santa Maria del Giglio gondola pier. Drop-off at Santa Maria del Giglio gondola pier. Approximate tour duration is 30 minutes.

Day #3 01 Apr 2017 - 14 Jul 2017 $45.00
16 Jul 2017 - 02 Sep 2017 $45.00
04 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $45.00
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This morning's walking tour through the most charismatic and important historical places in the unique city of Venice begins with an orientation of St. Mark's Square, considered the historical heart of the city, where you will learn about the Square's main monuments including the Golden Basilica of San Marco, Ducal Palace, the Bell and Clock Towers, and the Procuratie buildings. Proceed to Santa Maria Formosa Square and Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, the second largest square in Venice. Continue on to the corner of Marco Polo's House and Malibran Theater. Then, return to St. Mark's Square through the Mercerie, a series of interconnecting streets that connect Ponte di Rialto and St. Mark's Square, and are the main streets in the city for shopping. Please note: This is a walking and orientation tour of Venice that does not include entry into any landmarks.

Departs daily at 8:50 am from in front of the Bucintoro agency in Campo San Luca. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 1.5 hours.

Day #3 16 May 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $27.00
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This morning, depart for a quick stop at Piazzale Michelangelo, one of the most romantic spots in the world, famous for its magnificent panoramic view of Florence. Continue on to visit the Accademia Gallery, renowned for its David of Michelangelo and many more masterpieces by other great artists. After a short stroll through the historic streets of the city, arrive in the heart of Florence: Piazza Duomo. Here you will view the stunning Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, learn the secrets of Giotto's Bell Tower, and discover the beauty of the Baptistery. Please note that the given order of the visits may change.

Departs 8:30am from Piazza Adua, in front of the Burger King. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #5 05 Jun 2017 - 01 Jul 2017 $61.00
03 Jul 2017 - 05 Aug 2017 $61.00
07 Aug 2017 - 02 Sep 2017 $61.00
04 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017 $61.00
02 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $61.00
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Enjoy a half day excursion into Tuscany's Chianti region famous for is quaint villages, rolling hills, and vineyards. Take part in two wine tastings at two rustic wineries expertly paired with light Tuscan delicacies and afterward travel to Greve in Chianti, one of the most renowned Chianti Villages.

Departs 2:30pm from Piazza Adua, in front of the Burger King. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure. Approximate tour duration is 5.5 hours.

Day #5 01 Apr 2017 - 24 Dec 2017 $49.00
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Today's tour will feature the classic splendor of the Roman Empire. Leave via di San Gregorio at the marble fountain, opposite side of the entrance to Palatine Hill. Continue to the square of the Capitol, where you can climb Palatine and Capitoline Hill to admire the unique sight of the Forum and the Colosseum, one of Rome's most ancient districts. Walk along the pavement of the original Roman grid, which crosses the ruins of the Roman Forum, the Curia, and the Reggia. Enjoy views of the Temple of Vesta, the Arch of Titus and the Triumphal Arch of Constantine. Continue with an inside tour of the Colosseum, a giant amphitheater used for gladiatorial contests and public spectacles, and the largest building ever built in the Roman Empire.

Departs at 3 pm (Mar 16-Nov 15) and 2.30 pm (Nov 16-Mar 15) from Via V. E. Orlando, 95. Pick-up from hotel 1 hour prior to departure time. Drop-off in the Archaeological area. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Important: Due to security restrictions no backpacks, large bags, electric devices, or knives are allowed inside of the sights.

Day #7 18 May 2017 - 01 Jul 2017 $66.00
03 Jul 2017 - 05 Aug 2017 $66.00
07 Aug 2017 - 02 Sep 2017 $66.00
04 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017 $66.00
02 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $66.00
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This evening, depart Piazza San Bernardo for an illuminated tour of the Eternal City. Along the way to the famous Piazza della Repubblica, enjoy flood-lit views of the Via Veneto, Palazzo Margherita, Porta Pinciana, Villa Borghese, Piazzale Flaminio, Via Flaminia, Piazza del Popolo, Piazza Augusto Imperatore, and Via del Corso. Arriving at the Piazza della Repubblica, visit Trevi Fountain, the largest and most exquisite Baroque fountain in Rome. Continue to Piazza Venezia and enjoy charming views of the Capitol, Imperial Forum, Colosseum, Palatine Hill, Aventine Hill, and Circus Maximus. Compliment this fascinating tour of Rome by night with traditional Roman cuisine in a typical restaurant, accompanied by folk music.

Departs from Via V. E. Orlando, 95. Pick-up from hotel 45 minutes prior to departure time. Drop-off at hotel if in the city center, or near a taxi stand if your hotel is located outside the city center. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

Day #7 01 Apr 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $102.00
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